Ethical and legislative parameters within the broader healthcare system framework are used to establish the professional standards under which an accredited Exercise Physiologist works. Within their scope of practice, accredited Exercise Physiologists must be able to work within local, government and industry policy, address individual client needs, and conduct themselves as a professional in the practice environment. In this unit, students will examine the ethical and core legal responsibilities that face the professional exercise physiologist in a clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on understanding and applying ethical and legal decision-making in clinical exercise physiology practice. This unit also introduces students to fundamental business principles in the healthcare environment. The aim of this unit is to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in students to become proficient in professional practice.